IMC 2008: Sessions

Session 1424: Prosopography on the Borders - Borders of Prosopography: A Round Table Discussion

Wednesday 9 July 2008, 19.30-20.30

Sponsor:AHRC project 'Survival and Success on Medieval Borders: Cistercian Houses in Medieval Scotland and Pomerania' / Medieval Prosopography
Organiser:Emilia Jamroziak, Forschungsstelle für Vergleichende Ordensgeschichte (FOVOG), Technische Universität Dresden / Institute for Medieval Studies / School of History, University of Leeds
Moderator/Chair:Alan V. Murray, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds

This round table discussion is intended to enable participants to raise and discuss questions of methodology, content and implementation, and to discuss these with some practitioners who have recently or are currently undertaking projects with significant component of prosopographical data.

Case studies will be presented by Katharine S. B. Keats-Rohan (Mont Saint Michel) and Emilia Jamroziak (Survival and Success on Medieval Borders) who will address in particular the creation and usage of electronic databases, and the treatment of data relating to ethnically and socially diverse networks.

Participants include Emilia Jamroziak (University of Leeds), Katharine S. B. Keats-Rohan (University of Leeds/University of Oxford), and Ralph W. Mathisen (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).